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Hero Lucy Knight doesn't remember attack

New Zealand Herald - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Bashed good Samaritan Lucy Knight has no memory of the violent attack that left her severe head injuries - but is recovering slowly.
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'Hero' stops dog mauling owner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police officers and animal control staff gather at an address where a woman was attacked by a dog. Police officers and animal control staff gather at an address where a woman was attacked by a dog.
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13 bizarre things Cunliffe has said in the past 24 hours

New Zealand Herald - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Labour Party leader David Cunliffe at a beach near his home yesterday. Photo / Peter Meecham. Under pressure ahead of his resignation taking effect this morning and his pending fight to regain the Labour leadership, David Cunliffe has made some candid ...
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Attacks by rebels threaten Ukraine truce

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kiev: Ukraine's truce and troops withdrawal deal lies in tatters after the deadliest wave of attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in more than a month left nine soldiers and four civilians dead.
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Air NZ defends regional airfares - ‎1 hour ago‎
Air New Zealand has defended regional airfares, saying a review shows that prices are significantly lower than five years ago, but it will keep endeavouring to bring passenger fares down.
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Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down

Washington Post - ‎17 minutes ago‎
HONG KONG - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.
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The dramatic moment a gunman is shot dead by police as he charged at them ...

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
The dramatic and grisly moments a gunman was shot dead by police during a siege have all been captured live online. The 42-year-old man, armed with a gun, locked himself inside a parked car in the carport of a block of units in Inala, in Brisbane's south ...
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Japan volcano: Search suspended as eruption intensifies

BBC News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Efforts to recover the bodies of at least 24 climbers have been suspended again after the eruption on Japan's Mount Ontake intensified.
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Spanish Premier Insists Vote on Catalan Independence Will Not Happen

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
MADRID - Two weeks after Scotland voted against leaving Britain, another and more contentious secession fight is hurtling ahead in Europe, with Spain and its independence-minded region of Catalonia increasingly at odds and showing few signs of ...
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US disagrees with Netanyahu on Iran, ISIS and Hamas

Jerusalem Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
"Obviously, we've designated both as terrorist organizations, but ISIL poses a different threat to Western interests and to the United States," said State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki.
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Tourist killed in head-on crash in South Canterbury

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
The scene of a fatal head-on crash that happened on SH79, the Geraldine-Fairlie Highway, today. Photo / NZ Police. A female tourist is dead and two other visitors have been flown to hospital in serious conditions after a head-on car crash in South Canterbury ...
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McCully: Security Council 'largely impotent'

3News NZ - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has used his speech to the United Nations General Assembly to attack the UN Security Council for its failure to act in Iraq and Syria.
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NZ business confidence falls to two-year low

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Zealand business confidence declined for a seventh month in September, to the lowest level in more than two years, according to ANZ Bank's latest Business Outlook survey.
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Precinct Properties in talks to sell office towers - ‎4 hours ago‎
Precinct Properties is in negotiations with an Australian fund manager over the sale of two office towers. Quattro Asset Management wants to buy Precinct Property's 125 The Terrace in Wellington and SAP Tower in Auckland.
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Cruise economy boom tipped to grow

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
The cruise sector earned $365.3m last season and supported close to 7000 jobs around New Zealand, according to an industry report.
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RBNZ currency intervention applauded - ‎3 hours ago‎
MORE ACTION WANTED: "While this is a positive sign for manufacturers and exporters, the currency still sits a long way above fair value," John Walley said.

"Watershed day" as NZ domain name game hots up

Computerworld New Zealand - ‎6 hours ago‎
“It's exciting to see InternetNZ responding to global trends and new competition by allowing registration of .nz, rather than .
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Parents sign away first borns for wifi

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
An experiment by a tech security firm had users signing away their first born for free wifi. File photo / Thinkstock. Several Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public internet.

'Streisand Effect' spectre in Google privacy case

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
The "Streisand Effect" refers to when attempts to get photos of Barbra Streisand's home removed from the internet backfired in 2003, with publicity leading thousands of people to look at the pictures on the Internet.

Watch: Louis Baker covers Purple Rain - ‎3 hours ago‎
Up-and-coming Wellington musician Louis Baker has released an intimate and mesmerizing video of him performing the 1984 Prince hit live before a small audience.
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Carol Hirschfeld joins Radio NZ - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW ROLE: Carol Hirschfeld will be responsible for news, drama, music, spoken features and Radio New Zealand International. Relevant offers.
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Rugby: SBW in line for ITM return

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sonny Bill Williams could feature in the ITM Cup as early as next week. Photo / Getty. Auckland coach Paul Feeney is relishing the prospect of facing a few familiar initials next week.
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Springboks talking positive, but wary of ABs - ‎1 hour ago‎
ON THE ATTACK: Springboks captain Jean de Villiers celebrates one of the three tries his side scored in the final 11 minutes of their victory over the Wallabies last weekend.
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Tennis: Ferrer returns to Auckland

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
World No 5 David Ferrer headlines the first player announcements for next year's Heineken Open. Photo / Getty. World No 5 and four-time Heineken Open Champion David Ferrer has today been confirmed for the 2015 Heineken Open.
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Carnage on Waikato race course

TVNZ - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Baggy Hillis Memorial Steeplechase at Te Rapa race course in Waikato provide too difficult for the majority of the 14 strong field.
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Polynesian seafarers helped by 'windows' of friendly wind

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
CLIMATE change helped primitive islanders colonise vast tracts of the world's biggest ocean in open canoes, Australian scientists have found.
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ESA Satellite Focuses on Links Between Antarctic Ice and Gravity

Latin Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Although not designed to map changes in Earth's gravity over time, the earth-orbiting Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer has shown ice lost from West Antarctica corresponded with a gravity drop.

Overdose contributed to hospice patient's death - coroner

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Christchurch hospice has been told to review its practices after a coroner found a patient in its care was administered the wrong dosage of a pain relief drug and died four hours later.
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Mental Health Foundation opens a 'Wellbeing Bank'

New Zealand Doctor Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
As a nation we're living longer than ever before. With the tail end of the 'baby boomer' generation now turning 50, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) has opened a 'wellbeing bank' at www.